A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -74.266° West, -9.0927° South, depth 142.55 km. The temblor was detected at 23:51:58 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 142.55 km (89 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 04:51:58 / July 8, 2017 @ 4:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000982q. Id of event: us1000982q.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru.
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